Porterville woman seriously injured when car rolls over her

The Fresno BeeMay 23, 2014 

A Porterville woman was listed in serious condition after her car rolled over her while she was checking it for mechanical problems, police said.

A spokesman for the Porterville Police Department said Joann Waits, 73, was pinned under her 1972 Chevrolet Cheyenne when the left-front wheel rolled over her. She was rushed from her home in the 600 block of Date Avenue in Porterville to Kaweah Delta Medical Center and treated for head trauma.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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